Prime Minister of Pakistani-administered Kashmir Chaudhry Abdul Majeed. – AFP Photo/File

MUZAFFARABAD: Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Prime Minister Chaudhry Abdul Majeed dismissed on Monday Indian allegations of Pakistan’s interference in held Kashmir and reminded Delhi that Pakistan is a key party to the dispute as determined by the United Nations Security Council resolutions.

“Pakistan cannot be denied its significant role in Kashmir dispute; the people and the government of Pakistan have always extended diplomatic, moral and political support to us,” he said, adding India must not pretend obliviousness to the fact that people of held Kashmir want accession to Pakistan.

The AJK premier, who belongs to Peoples Party, expressed these views while winding up a debate at the special joint session of the AJK Legislative Assembly and the AJK Council.

The joint sitting was called to condemn the hanging in a Delhi prison of Afzal Guru and increasing atrocities by Indian troops in Kashmir.

During the first sitting on Friday legislators from both sides of the political divide had tabled resolutions on the Kashmir issue.

The treasury members had also tabled some resolutions in praise of their government at the centre. However, those could not be discussed because of resistance by the opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party following which the session was extended by a day, after the weekend.

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